100 new Covid cases reported today – 32 in Orleans, 68 in Genesee
There are 100 new reported cases of Covid-19 today in Genesee and Orleans counties, bringing the total to 4,530 in the two counties since March. That’s also 705 cases in the two counties so far in January.
In Orleans County, there are 32 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 today for a total of 1,644 positive cases since March.
The new positive cases reside in the West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby), Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre) and East Region (Kendall, Murray, Clarendon).
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s.
Of the new cases, 6 of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
Orleans also is reporting 48 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and have been removed from the isolation list. That reduces the number of active Covid cases in the county from 279 on Thursday, a high in the pandemic, to 263 today.
Orleans has 14 residents hospitalized with Covid.
• Albion Central School reported two students have tested positive for Covid-19. One is a hybrid learner from the high school, and the other is a hybrid learner from the elementary school.
The elementary student was last in school on Jan. 5 and the high school student was last in school yesterday, Jan. 7. The district has notified any anticipated students and staff members who are deemed to have been in close contact with the infected students, in accordance with guidelines issued by the Department of Health, the district stated on the school website.
In Genesee County, there are 68 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 for a total of 2,886 positive cases since March.
The new positive cases reside in the West Region (Alabama, Darien, Pembroke), Central Region (Alexander, Batavia, Bethany, Elba, Oakfield) and the East Region (Bergen, Byron, LeRoy, Pavilion, Stafford).
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
Of the new cases, 3 are residents at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3 are residents at the Batavia VA Medical Center, and 1 is a resident at the New York State Veterans’ Home at Batavia.
Genesee is reporting 66 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. The number of active cases is down from 238 on Thursday to 222 today.
Genesee has 26 residents hospitalized due to Covid.